Méhul: Stratonice

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COMPOSERS: Mehul
LABELS: Warner
WORKS: Stratonice
PERFORMER: Petibon, Beuron, Lescroart; Cappella & Corona Coloniensis/Christie
CATALOGUE NO: 2564 68749-1

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Though clearly influenced by Gluck, Méhul’s Stratonice burns with Beethovenian zeal. William Christie’s 1996 performance with Capella Coloniensis is brilliant and bracing. Anna Picard